Huntingdon, Nuns Bridge 1901

Photo ref: 46623

Memories of Huntingdon


I was born at 18 Primrose Lane in 1944. We then moved to Priory Road and then onto Brookside long before the ring road was built. I remember when The Grand cinema caught fire in the middle of the night and hearing the old air raid siren signalling the fire engines. The fun we had at the youth club (...Read full memory)

In 1961 my parents and I were one of the first families to move to the Oxmoor Estate from London. I attended the new building of St Peter's School on St Peter's Hill. At that time Huntingdon was a small town compared to what it is now. My parents were Joe & Rose Heywood and we lived at 13 Elm Close, the very first block of houses to be built.

I lived in Huntingdon until 1965 when I got married and left. I went to school in Waldren Road it was the C of E, it then changed its name to the VC school. From there I went to Brookside Secondary Modern. I seem to think that 1 of our classrooms was Cromwell's School, can anybody remember this? Mr Bartletts (...Read full memory)

I grew up in Huntingdon, I remember the old town back then, Okendens, almost across from the George Hotel, and Wyles the shoe shop. It was a nice town. I remember the jumble sales held in all the churches were exciting events, and the old cinema, I miss the old town a lot, I have good memories. I remember (...Read full memory)

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